Salary negotiations are a hot topic in the workplace. And while, of course, everyone wants to get what they feel they are worth, a lot of young professionals but also seniors still report feeling insecure how to best approach a salary negotiation.
This article will give you more insights into the German job market and what factors can affect your salary negotiation process. In the end, we will also share tips to help you professionally negotiate your salary. Read on!
An ideal photo for your CV is not about perfection but about how an HR representative sees a job seeker. You’d be surprised to learn how much of a difference a picture can make. In the end, it can be a deal breaker for inviting you for an interview.
This is, of course, a rather complex subject, as not everyone agrees that CVs should have a picture, but in some countries, like Germany, adding an image to a CV is a very common practice and we thus recommend you to have one as well.
Let’s be honest: Building your career in Germany can be difficult. Especially as an international.
But as with every challenge in life, once we understand it, we can also overcome it. This is why in this blog post, we want to discuss 4 uncomfortable truths about your job search in Germany, and also point out how to solve them.
When was the last time you felt stressed? Or should we ask: When was the last time you didn’t feel stressed?
We all have gone through phases where we felt stressed and not always stress has to be something negative. Sometimes it actually helps us move things forward.
However, feeling constant stress can have many negative effects on our health. And the best thing to do about it, is to not wait until stress has taken over, but already look for ways to avoid it.
The interview is your chance to convince the company that you are the right candidate to hire. And preparation is the key ingredient. Find some of the main job interview questions in Germany and how to answer them in this article.
How many times have you been supported by someone in your network? Probably quite a few times. This is because having a network adds to our life’s in so many ways: it can give us more happiness, let us feel more supported, open new doors for us and even challenge ourselves. Especially within our careers, having a network can be a big game-changer.
But how can we make sure we build a meaningful network? In this article you’ll find 5 easy things we recommend you doing that won’t require too much effort but will bring big results. And you can use them to deepen existing relationships and foster new ones: